I've spent a good amount of time researching regulations and laws about drones, check my article here:
Yes, it is allowed to fly a drone in Zurich. Here the rules. Auf Deutsch (gute Zusammenfassung mit Links zu offiziellen Seiten): Drohnen Gesetze in der Schweiz
One of my first decent videos was taken during my vacation to the Maldives, click on the image and watch the epic video.